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Pediatricians Bullhead City AZ

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Bullhead City that give access to eating disorder treatments, infectious disease control, children's growth tracking, immunizations, and common childhood ailment treatment, as well as advice and content on child development.

Nayer M A PC
(928) 763-5055
3015 Highway 95 Suite 109
Bullhead City, AZ
Tri-State Gastroenterology PC
(928) 763-1680
1730 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
Haque Anwarul MD
(928) 763-6363
1555 Ramar Road
Bullhead City, AZ
Tri-State Radiation Oncology - Bullhead City
(928) 763-3600
2755 Silver Creek Road Suite 115
Bullhead City, AZ
Lawrence James P Fccp
(928) 758-9500
3015 Highway 95 Suite 106
Bullhead City, AZ
Mojave Diabetes & Endocrinology
(928) 704-5400
3003 Highway 95 Suite 100
Bullhead City, AZ
Bailey Richard MD
(928) 763-1020
2000 Highway 95 Suite 216
Bullhead City, AZ
Naila Ashraf Tariq, MD
(928) 758-0183
1225 Hancock Rd Ste B
Bullhead City, AZ
Medical School: Khyber Med Coll, Univ Of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1988

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Children's Medical Center
(928) 758-0183
1225 Hancock Road Suite B
Bullhead City, AZ
Southwest Ear & Sinus Center
(928) 704-4327
1514 Goldrush Road Suite 2
Bullhead City, AZ
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Common Infant Ailments

Common Infant Ailments

Most of the ailments your infant may experience are relatively minor, and just a normal part of growing up. In rare cases, it can be the sign of something more serious, but usually, it can be treated easily at home or by your pediatrician. Here are some common infant ailments that many new babies are susceptible to.

Constipation is a common concern for parents, but it's usually nothing to worry about. Babies often cry when they're constipated, so press on your baby's tummy to see if it's causing discomfort. A stool softener can provide relief to a constipated baby. As long as your baby is still having bowel movements the longer a baby goes without one, the larger the stool should be fairly regularly it's probably just gas or abdominal upset.

Colic is one of the most common infant ailments, and causes both parents and child distress. Colicky babies cry frequently, and are fussy for long periods of time. Colic usually starts at about six weeks, and can continue until the baby is around four months old. A colicky baby experiences discomfort that causes the body to become tense, a distended abdomen, and a look of extreme pain. Physicians still aren't sure what exactly causes colic, although it's been linked to allergies, too much milk, or even too small a hole in a bottle nipple. Unfortunately, there's no cure for colic. Parents just have to get through the few months of colic with their baby and cuddling or walking the baby might help.

Another infant ailment that affects a number of babies is jaundice. Jaundice is easily recognizable as the baby's skin and even eyes turn yellow. Although this can be alarming for new parents, jaundice is a very minor condition that will disappear after a few days of breastfeeding. Jaundice is caused by a yellow pigment called bilirubin, which the baby's liver can't filter out. Breastfeeding is the best treatment for jaundice, although in rare cases it may need to be treated with a specia...

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